We are the Change Agents of Compton Early College High School. We are a student organization aimed at inspiring girls to develop into change agents while engaging in community service and active leadership. Our goal is to empower girls, our peers, and our community, in order to effect positive change.
The Change Agents are focused on addressing and promoting civic engagement and leadership amongst the youth of Compton. Our vision is to transform Compton Early College High School youth into active citizens who participate and share their strong voices within the city. Ultimately, the objective is to set up a Youth Advocacy Group within the Mayor's Office or at least begin the dialogue which will value the voice of city's youth.
The project need lies in the fact that a city with a population of 97,550, does not have a Youth Advocacy Group, furthermore, that one student representative is tasked with voicing the concerns of over 5,000 high school students with the school board. It is obvious that empowering the youth of Compton will lead to positive change within the city. By promoting a positive relationship that validates our youth, the city will thrive.
The Change Agents are dedicated to beginning the dialogue with the Mayor's Office to develop a youth advocacy group. The goal is to set the foundation for such an organization to exist. It will be a difficult task but it will send a message that the student voice is appreciated and vital for the success of the city.
The long term benefit of the project will be seen as empowered students set off to attend a higher education and return to the city with their talent and love of the city. Compton will flourish as a result of validating their youth.
Power Point Proposal for Youth Advocacy Group